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Letter: Boy Scouts send thanks to supporters

September 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Thank you to all supporters and communities in the Northern Lights Council, Boy Scouts of America for a “summer of support!” Continue Reading

Decision to allow gay Boy Scouts draws little backlash across region

July 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The decision last month by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse policy and allow openly gay members so far has not produced a big backlash in the Northern Lights Council. Continue Reading

Oleson honored with Boy Scouts award

May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Pat Oleson, Mitchell, was honored recently with the Silver Beaver Award at the annual Sioux Council Council Adult Leader Recognition Luncheon.
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Pinewood Derby

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Boy Scouts and their friends and family wait for the Pinewood Derby races to begin at Prairie Hills Mall on Saturday afternoon. Continue Reading

LETTER: Boy Scouts should stand firm

February 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Will the Boy Scouts of America cave in to sodomy?
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Boy Scouts, leaders will present program Monday

February 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Locals to talk about history of group in Mitchell.
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Dickinson Press readers deserve apology; Scouts about serving, protecting youth

October 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

On Wednesday, The Dickinson Press published an article which at best deserves a front-page apology and at worst, an “F” for quality, investigative journalism. Continue Reading

Dickinson Troop 32 listed in Scout scandal

October 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Two instances in the 1990s involving Dickinson Boy Scout Troop 32 that showed up in recently released confidential files raise questions of whether a cover-up of child sexual abuse took place here more than a decade ago. Continue Reading

Minnesota men identified in Boy Scout ‘perversion files’

October 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Thousands of pages from the Boy Scouts’ so-called “perversion files” have been made public, and the files identify 23 Minnesota men from 13 communities. Continue Reading

The ‘Perversion Files’: Documents show locals helped in Boy Scouts cover up

October 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PORTLAND, Ore. Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of confidential papers shows. Continue Reading